Leading European experts in the field of endocrinology and metabolism share their insights in a case study orientated course designed to improve your clinical practice. Listen to and discuss cases with experts and develop your understanding of how to approach clinical scenarios. There will also be an online test at the start and end of the session to assess your knowledge and to cement your learning.

Please note that changes to the speakers or the lecture topics may occur between now and the meeting start date.

CME accreditation

CME can only be obtained by attending live sessions and not watching sessions on demand. 

The 26th ESE Postgraduate Training Course in Clinical Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2020 - Online, Virtual event, United Kingdom, 23/11/2020-27/11/2020 has been accredited by the
European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 10 European CME
credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she
actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American
Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be
found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for
ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the
Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

2 CME credits per day have been awarded. You will be awarded based on attendance report, and by completing the evaluation form that will be sent to you after the course has taken place.  


Meet the faculty 

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Session 1 - Calcium & Bone

Monday 23 November 2020: 16:00 - 18:00 CET

Welcome, introduction and pre-exam questions: Karim Meeran (UK) & Ayse Zengin (Australia)

Calcium homeostasis reviewing questions on calcium, vitamin D and PTH: Karim Meeran (UK)

Parathyroid disease: Lars Rejnmark (Demark)

Management options in severe hypercalcaemia (patient-based session): Risheka Walls (UK)

Osteoporosis treatment, assessment of fracture risk: Alex Comninos (UK)

Data interpretation and how to distinguish FHH from hyperparathyroidism: Karim Meeran (UK)

Discussion and post-exam questions


Session 2 – Adrenal

Tuesday 24 November 2020: 16:00 - 18:00 CET

Welcome, introduction and pre-exam questions: Darko Kastelan (Croatia) & Mirjam Christ-Crain (Switzerland)

Primary aldosteronism: Martin Reincke (Germany)

Management of PPGL: Frederic Castinetti (France)

Adrenal incidentaloma/imaging: Ljiljana Marina (Serbia)

Adrenal insufficiency/CAH: Ashley Grossman (UK)

Discussion and post-exam questions


Session 3 – Diabetes

Wednesday 25 November 2020: 16:00 - 18:00 CET

Welcome, introduction and pre-exam questions: Manel Puig-Domingo (Spain) & Denis Raccah (France) 

Management of hyperglyceamia in the hospital: Guillermo Umpierrez (USA) 

Pregnancy: Rosa Corcoy (Spain)

Diabetic retinopathy: Stela Vujosevic (Italy) 

Genetics of diabetes (MODY): Philippe Froguel (France) 

Discussion and post-exam questions


Session 4 – Pituitary

Thursday 26 November 2020: 16:00 - 18:00 CET

Welcome, introduction and pre-exam questions: Mark Gurnell (UK) & Eva Coopmans (Netherlands)

Imaging: Mark Gurnell (UK)

Salt and water balance: Mirjam Christ-Crain (Switzerland)

Cushing’s & Acromegaly - an overview: Maria Fleseriu (USA)

Discussion and post-exam questions


Session 5 – Thyroid

Friday 27 November 2020: 16:00 - 18:00 CET

Welcome, introduction and pre-exam questions: Laura Fugazzola (Italy) & Monica Marazuela (Spain)

Thyroid function in pregnancy: Kris Poppe (Belgium)

Thyroid nodules: Classifications, pathological & ultrasound: Juan Carlos Galofre (Spain) 

Drug induced thyroid dysfunction: Luigi Bartalena (Italy) 

Graves’ Disease: Kristien Boelaert (UK)

Discussion and post-exam questions

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